Police News

Hermiston Police News: Bomb Hoax Leads to Arrest

Release Date: 
11/30/2015

On the 30th of November 2015 at approximately 6:25AM, officers of the Hermiston Police Department were dispatched to 217 E Beebe Ave for a purported bomb having been found inside a garbage can. Officers arrived and met with an employee of Sanitary Disposal who located a box inside an open garbage canister that was scheduled for collection. The cardboard box had “this is a bomb” written on the side.

Hermiston Police News: Captain Johnson graduates Northwestern Univeristy

Release Date: 
10/09/2015

The Hermiston Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Captain Darryl Johnson from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University. Captain Johnson successfully completed the 22 week program held from March 9th, 2015 through August 9th, 2015.

Hermiston Police News: Bad Act Leads to Bites

Release Date: 
08/10/2015

On the 7th of August 2015, at approximately 4:20 PM, Zachary T. Knaus 26 years of age of 1115 E Gladys Ave, Hermiston, was placed under arrest for Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle and Theft in the Second Degree. Mr. Knaus is alleged to have unlawfully entered an unlocked vehicle in the 800 block of W. Ridgeway Ave and stole $105 in cash out of a wallet.

Hermiston Police News: BENT Drug Bust Leads to Arrest

Release Date: 
07/30/2015

On the 30th of July 2015 at approximately 5:30 AM, members of the Oregon State Police SWAT team executed a search warrant on behalf of the Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics Team (BENT) at 563 E Hurlburt Ave in Hermiston.

Though not present at the time of the warrant being served, the occupant of the residence, Jose Edgar Salvador Cervantes 31 years of age of that address, was located around 9AM on a traffic stop.

Hermiston Police News: Crime Spree Stopped

Release Date: 
05/14/2015

On the 14th of May 2015 at approximately 7:45 AM, Cody Stackhouse, 26 years of age with a last known address of 510 Diane Court, Hermiston, was taken into custody after committing several crimes.

Hermiston Police News: Old Scam, A Few New Details

Release Date: 
04/02/2015

In December of last year, Hermiston Police Chief Edmiston released information regarding a phone scam involving perpetrators claiming to be affiliated with “Publishing Clearinghouse”.  The goal of the scam was and is to convince the person contacted that they are a winner of a large amount of money (ex.

Hermiston Police News: HPD Investigates Shooting - UPDATED

Release Date: 
01/23/2015

Update:

Though it not much information, this should serve as the update I had mentioned previously.

Of the people we know were involved in this incident:

Hermiston Police News: Drug Task Force Invaluable Resource

Release Date: 
10/15/2014

Members of the Blue Mountain Narcotics Enforcement Team (BENT) executed a search warrant today
around noon at 1030 W. Madrona Ave in Hermiston. The search warrant came as a result of complaints
received about suspicious activity at the residence.

Those arrested were:

Hermiston Police News: Chronic Offender Sentenced to 150 Days in Jail

Release Date: 
10/13/2014

Over the weekend, Hermiston Police officers took a report of a residence being burglarized and a vehicle stolen from the 700 block of W. Highland Ave. Officers later located the vehicle at 940 NW Stockton Ave, the residence of the suspect, Marcus D. Wise, 26 years of age.

Wise was later located on Sunday at approximately 5:45PM near Funland Park. Wise was taken into custody, processed at the Hermiston Police Department, and lodged at the Umatilla County Jail on charges of Burglary in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Theft in the Second Degree.

Hermiston Police News: Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure

Release Date: 
09/22/2014

On the 21st of September 2014, at approximately 3:45 PM, an alert Hermiston Police Department patrol officer spotted a vehicle believed to have been involved in a possible theft at Walmart from earlier in the day. As the officer positioned himself to follow the yellow 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer with Oregon registration 674GZR, the driver increased his speed and began making abrupt and careless lane changes along Highway 395.


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